Former Employee Accuses J&J Of Drug Price Fraud

Law360, New York (February 24, 2011, 8:33 PM EST) -- A former Johnson & Johnson employee has accused the company in a Pennsylvania federal court of defrauding Medicaid by overbilling for drugs, according to documents filed Thursday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Johnson & Johnson manipulated its accounting to hide the true cost of drugs, former sales compensation manager Scott Bartz claims in a suit filed under seal in 2005 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The suit was unsealed in December and came to light in an annual...
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